NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 17: Dan Girardi #5 of the New York Rangers hits Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings against the boards during the first period at Madison Square Garden on November 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Unless he really collapses, I don't see him going anywhere. I've been very impressed with his composure and maturity. Once the regular season started, he was a different guy; it was like game on and almost as if he's been around for a long time.
— Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon on rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad